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French Labor Reform

The NY Times has a story on Muriel Pénicaud, the French labor minister who has been leading the charge of reforming France's labor regulations. Macron, the French President, has been trying to get reforms through for a while but has… … Continue reading

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French and Faux? Balenciaga or JFK Souvenir Shop?

You may have heard of high and low fashion styling, where we are urged to wear our diamond tiara with a Zara top.  This story is a twist on the theme, as Balenciaga offers you a way to spend some … Continue reading

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"Seal milk is the heaviest, 53.2 percent fat, whereas human is 4.5 percent. Instead of passing out bottles, French orphanages…"

"… once distributed goats and donkeys for 'direct feeding.' (Kurlansky mentions an 1816 German book called 'The Goat as the Best and Most Agreeable Wet-Nurse.') Of course, the preferred wet nurse was usually human, but even then you had to … Continue reading

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Making Sense of the Intricacies of Online Advertising Market: The French Autorité de la concurrence’s Take

Isabelle de Silva has written on Making Sense of the Intricacies of Online Advertising Market: The French Autorité de la concurrence’s Take . ABSTRACT: The Autorité de la concurrence does not shy away from competition issues raised by the digital… … Continue reading

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French Data Protection Authority Imposes a Record 250,000 € Fine to Optical Center for a Security Breach on its Website

On June 7, 2018, the French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL) published a decision (issued one month earlier) in which it imposed a record 250,000 euros fine on Optical Center (which, although its name does not indicate, is a French company) … Continue reading

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